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Woman airlifted from the South West Coast Path with a suspected broken ankle

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Woman airlifted from the South West Coast Path with a suspected broken ankle

A woman has been airlifted off the South West Coast Path at Portlemouth Down with a suspected broken ankle. 

Prawle Point Coastguard Rescue Team were called to the scene near Gara Rock yesterday, where the Devon Air Ambulance was already on scene providing casualty care.

A spokesperson for PPCRT said: "Once they had stabilised the casualty we packaged them onto our rescue stretcher and proceeded to carry the casualty back up the coast path to the air ambulance."

If you see anyone in difficulty on or near the coast or tidal estuary, dial 999 ☎ and ask for the Coastguard



All photos credit Prawle Point Coastguard Rescue Team

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